The Doctors Company and FPIC Insurance Group, Inc., the parent company of Advocate, MD Insurance of the Southwest, Inc., have officially joined forces.

As a result, The Doctors Company is the nation’s largest insurer of physician and surgeon medical liability with 71,000 members. Founded, owned, and led by physicians, we are better positioned than any other medical liability carrier in the nation to defend, protect, and reward our members.

Advocate, MD insureds will continue to receive outstanding service, and The Doctors Company expects to maintain a location in Austin, Texas. Advocate, MD brings a knowledgeable and experienced staff, as well as premier customer service, outstanding claims and risk management services, and close relationships with a number of key medical organizations.

The combined companies are now the third-largest insurer of physician and surgeon medical liability in Texas.

For more information about the new relationship between Advocate, MD and The Doctors Company, please read the Q&A for policyholders.